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Research in Practice has a number of open access learning resources that includes case studies, practical tools and guidance.


Contact after adoption: Learning Resources (open access)Contact after adoption: Learning Resources

This open access website provides resources for practitioners in making evidence-informed post-adoption contact plans and supporting birth relatives and adopters through contact and planning for their child.


Court orders and pre-proceedings: Learning Resources (open access)Court orders and pre-proceedings: Learning Resources

These open access resources focus on the work social workers do with families, legal teams and in the Family Court. They are intended to support professionals to understand and implement changes in practice required to meet the statutory requirements under the Court Orders and Pre-Proceedings Guidance 2014.


Fostering and adoption: Learning Resources (open access)Fostering and adoption: Learning Resources

These learning resources, commissioned by the Department for Education, bring together research and evidence on key aspects of supporting looked after children. The resources cover 16 topics, each of which includes a key messages briefing, questions to reflect on, case study examples, learning exercises and slide presentations. There is also a range of downloadable ‘how to’ guides for trainers.


Serious Case Reviews: Learning Resources (open access)Serious Case Reviews: Learning Resources

The site includes materials to support learning in practice for LSCBs, social work and early help, police and criminal justice, health and education practitioners.


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